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Climate Protection: Today’s Labor Solidarity?

Climate Protection: Today’s Labor Solidarity?

A conversation with Jeremy Brecher

Thursday, March 10, 2016
3:00–4:00 PM

Join us for a conversation with Jeremy Brecher, cofounder of the Labor Network for Sustainability and author, most recently, of the just-published Climate Insurgency: A Strategy for Survival. He has received five regional Emmy Awards for his documentary film work and holds a PhD from the Union Graduate School.

“Good, stable jobs protecting the climate can help challenge the growing inequality and injustice of our society, but only if policy is designed to do so. Climate policy needs to include strong racial, gender, age, and locational hiring requirements to counter our current employment inequality and provide a jobs pipeline for those individuals and groups who have been denied equal access to good jobs. It needs to help remedy the concentration of pollution in low-income communities, the lack of transportation, education, health, and other facilities in poor neighborhoods, and other manifestations of discrimination.” — Jeremy Brecher, Making the Promises Real: Labor and the Paris Climate Agreement

This event is free and open to the public.

Event location:
ESC-IFPTE Local 20
810 Clay Street
Oakland, CA 94607

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Space is limited. Please register for the event.

Photo credit: The Nation, How Climate Protection Has Become Today’s Labor Solidarity by Jeremy Brecher